Beheshteh Khodakhast completed a Doctor of Dental Surgery at UMKC Dental School. She earned a certificate’s degree in the Prosthodontics Specialty and a master’s degree in oral biology from Medical College of Georgia Dental School. Khodakhast has a seven-year private practice experience and has been a full time faculty member since 2011. Khodakhast has served her dental specialty as a member of American Academy of Prosthodontics and American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontists. She has much service experience within the UMKC as well as the community.